Monday, April 11, 2016

The Asian Conference on Society, Education & Technology 2016 (ACSET2016)

The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) invites you to participate in The Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Society, Education & Technology 2016(ACSET2016) and enjoy the beautiful and traditional city of Kobe, Japan.

Held alongside The Eighth Annual Asian Conference on Education 2016 (ACE2016) at the Art Center Kobe, Japan, from Thursday, October 20 - Sunday, October 23, 2016. Join us as we discuss this year's conference theme, Education and Social Justice: Educating for Equality Within and Across Borders" along with ACSET2016 committee members, Professors Sue Jackson, Michiko Nakano, Barbara Lockee, Keith Miller, Robert Logie, invited speakers, and more!

This IAFOR conference welcomes submissions from all over the world and we encourage you to join us in Kobe, Japan to share your research and knowledge in an international, intercultural and interdisciplinary setting. To submit an abstract for presentation or participate as an audience member, please visit the website or contact us for more information.

Submission Deadline: June 20, 2016
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***Join IAFOR at ACSET2016 to:

-Deliver your research findings to a global audience
-Have your work published in the conference proceedings and considered for peer-reviewed, open access IAFOR Journals
-Benefit from IAFOR's interdisciplinary focus by hearing the latest research on Education, Society, Technology and more.
-Participate in a truly international, interdisciplinary and intercultural event
-Participate in interactive audience sessions
-Access international networking opportunities

*Discounts on registration fees are available for those able to pay registration fees early. Please see the registration page for details:

*If you have attended an IAFOR conference within the past year, or belong to an affiliated university or institution, we offer a 10 percent discount in appreciation of your support.

*See the full schedule of our conferences in Japan, Dubai, Hawaii, Barcelona and the UK on our website.

***2016 Conference Theme: "Education and Social Justice: Educating for Equality within and across Borders"

IAFOR promotes and facilitates new multifaceted approaches to one of the core issues of our time, namely globalisation and its many forms of growth and expansion, and its subsequent impact on societies, institutions and individuals.

The Asian Conference on Society, Education & Technology 2016 invites educators and policy makers from around the world to look at the latest trends and issues in technology policy and practice and its role in the private and public sphere. ACSET is a conference about change and transformation, and the conference theme of "Education and Social Justice: Educating for Equality within and across Borders" looks at how technology can transform and change systems and whole societies, whilst it is itself in a state of continuous transformation and change. Harnessed in the right way, it can empower individuals to achieve great things, and make the world a better place, but also raises many worrying ethical questions, including those concerning privacy and surveillance.

-Technology and Society: The Social and Societal Impact and Implications of Technology
-Technology and Society: Technologies, Societies and Communities
-Education and Technology: Teaching, Learning, Technology & Education Support
-Education, Technology and Society: Technologies, Knowledge Creation and Access
-Technology and Society: Computers, Technology & Society: IT Delivery
-Technology and Society: ICT & Security: Questions of Privacy, Governance & Trust
-Technology and Society: Green Computing: ICT, Sustainability, Energy and the Environment

We hope and expect the 2016 conference themes to inspire a number of research avenues, and look forward to discussing ideas, findings and synergies, in this International Academic Forum.

Streams for submission can be found on the Call for Papers page of the conference website.

***ACSET2016 Conference Chairs and Featured Speakers
To learn more about our chairs, invited speakers and their presentations, please visit the website:

Professor Insung Jung
Keynote Speaker
Professor of Education, International Christian University, Japan
Keynote Presentation: MOOCs: What we have learned

Professor Peter McCagg
Keynote Speaker
Vice President for Academic Affairs, Akita International University

Dr. Jose McClanahan
Future Researchers Symposium Chair & Featured Speaker
Associate Professor of Spanish
Creighton University, USA

Professor Ted Oneill IAFOR Image
Featured Speaker
Professor, Gakushuin University, Japan

Professor Sue Jackson
IAFOR Interdisciplinary Programme Director for Education
Professor of Lifelong Learning and Gender
Pro-Vice Master of Teaching and Learning
Birkbeck, University of London, UK

Professor Michiko Nakano
Conference Co-Chair
Professor of English
Director of the Distance Learning Center
Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

Professor Keith W. Miller
Conference Co-Chair
Orthwein Endowed Professor for Lifelong Learning in the Sciences
The University of Missouri, USA

Professor Barbara Lockee
IAFOR International Director of Programme for Technology, Education, Information and Society
Professor of Instructional Design and Technology
Virginia Tech, USA

Professor Robert Logie
Local Conference Chair
Professor of Computer Science
Osaka Gakuin University, Osaka, Japan

Professor Stuart Picken
Featured Panelist
Chairman of the IAFOR IAB

***About IAFOR and its events

IAFOR welcomes thousands of academics to our conferences each year, which range in size from around 100 to in excess of 500 attendees. They do so because of the supportive and nurturing research environment, because of the unique networking opportunities, and because of the strength of the organization's platform.

Our conferences are meticulously planned and programmed under the direction of prominent academics to ensure that they offer programs of the highest level, and are also quite unique in the way in which they are supported by some of the world's leading academic institutions, including the University of London (UK), Virginia Tech (USA), Monash University (Australia), Barcelona University (Spain), Waseda University (Japan), the National Institute of Education (Singapore), and The Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKSAR).

IAFOR's credibility has enabled it to become a genuine pioneer, and has grown to be the most respected and trusted organization encouraging international, intercultural and interdisciplinary study. The organization is a formative influence in providing new research avenues and visionary development solutions necessary in our rapidly emerging globalized world.

We welcome you to engage in this expanding global academic community of individuals and network of institutions, and look forward to seeing you at one of our future events, as we break new ground, together.

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***ACSET2016 is run in parallel with ACE2016 and AURS2016. Registration for one allows delegates to attend presentation in the others.

To learn more about the paired events and IAFOR's other education conferences around the world, please see our Education Conferences page and join us in Japan, Dubai, the UK and the USA:


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